Longtime CTAM pres/CEO Char Beales will be leaving the marketing association at the end of the year, CableFAX has learned. CTAM confirmed her departure, saying she will retire and a search will be held for a successor. CTAM svp, comm Anne Cowan said Beales had considered retiring in ’12 but the board extended her contract and asked her to stay through ’13 because of the organization’s shift to a new business model. Read on for what might be next for CTAM.

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